Fiji Time: 10:22 AM on Monday 29 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Firm helps charity

Shayal Devi
Saturday, May 24, 2014

BANDAG Fiji has come to the aid of Nadi-based Animals Fiji which is relocating following the issuance of a vacation notice.

The company is helping Animals Fiji by providing a temporary land to set up from.

"They have given us a free lease on a very central location for the period of a minimum 12 months with a maximum of 24 months," a statement from the animal clinic said.

"As well, we would like to thank all who have donated towards our relocation.

"We have a total of $61,391 of the $300,000 we need to build our new home, temporary and permanent.

"Although we now can breathe a temporary sigh of relief that we have a stopgap location, there are many issues to be addressed before we can actually relocate to our temporary location. We need to have water and electricity installed, gain council building permits and approval and so forth."

The organisation needs four to six shipping containers to be converted into a temporary clinic.

Tonight, a fundraiser for the relocation project at The Mojito in Port Denarau, Nadi, will include performances by Fijian superstar Knox and Kiwi artist Tiki Taane.

"We will also need building supplies and labour of any sort. We still have a long, hard battle, but we are determined that the animals of Fiji will have a place to go when they are sick, injured or in pain."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63920.6202
JPY 50.895347.8953
GBP 0.37390.3659
EUR 0.43980.4278
NZD 0.68750.6545
AUD 0.65400.6290
USD 0.49370.4767

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. AGM dispute
  2. Labasa thumps Ba
  3. Need for freedom and not freebies, says Rabuka
  4. Road death toll up
  5. Division in TISI Sangam
  6. Growers leave farming, claims Kumar
  7. Whippy-Knight: Make-up artistes play critical role
  8. Club sells clothing, offers free medical checks
  9. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
  10. Carnival to fund hall

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  2. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  3. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  4. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  5. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  6. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  7. 'Ryan a loss' Tuesday (23 Aug)
  8. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)
  9. Violence stops TISI Sangam annual meeting Sunday (28 Aug)
  10. Kolinisau surprises fans with Macuata dialect Friday (26 Aug)